Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Chemistry at Connecticut College seeks applicants for the position of visiting assistant professor for the 2021-22 academic year. Teaching responsibilities include a biochemistry lecture course each semester, with three laboratory sections over the course of the year. The successful candidate should have a PhD in biochemistry or a closely related field and preferably some prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level. This is a benefits eligible position.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body, and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity. We encourage applications from candidates who share this understanding of the faculty role and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, including members of historically underrepresented groups. AA/EEO

We value the contributions visitors bring to our community and encourage their active engagement with their departments and all aspects of campus life during the course of their appointment. Visiting faculty are eligible to be voting members of the faculty, and their presence is welcome at all faculty meetings.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy to chemsearch@conncoll.edu. Review of applications will begin on May 21 and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed to Tanya Schneider, chair of the Chemistry Department, at tschneid@conncoll.edu.